USS Carl Vinson takes on supplies

Credit,USB visual service, 2011

  • The first photo shows a rig captain aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley attaches a messenger bag to the refueling probe as it is readied for return to the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a refueling at sea.
  • The second photo shows Petty Officer 1st Class James Hendershot, left, assigned to the air department’s V-4 Division, useing a sound-powered telephone to communicate with a below-decks pump room as fuels boatswain Lt. Brian Gaffney communicates with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley during a refueling at sea aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson.
  • The third photo shows Petty Officer 1st Class James Hendershot, left, assigned to the air department’s V-4 Division, useing a sound-powered telephone to communicate with a below-decks pump room as fuels boatswain Lt. Brian Gaffney communicates with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley during a refueling at sea aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson.
  • The fourth photo shows Seaman Kevin Kessro, assigned to the deck department of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, heaving a line sending a refueling hose to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley, not pictured, during a refueling at sea.
  • The final photo shows the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley underway at flight quarters alongside the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, not pictured. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing 17 are on a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.

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